Habitats, Ecology & Conservation Courses in London

Discover the greener side to city life on our London walks and courses and learn about the efforts to protect endangered species around the world.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. Wikimedia Commons - © Francis C. Franklin - Eurasian blue tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, Lancashire, UK.

    Bird identification by sound and sight

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Sometimes we hear birds before we see them. Find out more about identifying birds by sound and refresh your knowledge of the natural history of birds and what to look for to distinguish different species by sight and behaviour.



    Verity Miles, MSc, is a Zoologist and environmental campaigner, with a background in ecology, conservation and ornithology. Since studying and teaching in the Biological Sciences department of the University of Bristol, she has been working for an environmental campaigning organisation in London and managing nature reserves with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust in her spare time. She is passionate about conservation and has a particular interest in birds. As a bird ringer, Verity has experienced identifying and handling many different species and is an advocate for urban birding and engaging with wildlife in the City.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

  2. A brief introduction to climate change

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 5 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    We hear and read about climate change every day (in addition to COVID-19). Combining lecture and seminar elements, this short introductory course will explore the basics of the climate changes most climate scientists agree are taking place (session 1) as well as engage in a discussion about how these manifest themselves in global challenges and humanity’s responses to these against the backdrop of global politics (session 2).

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

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